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Kyle Haynes

Kyle Haynes

Associate Professor // Political Science

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: BRNG 2234


Phone: (765) 494-8336

Ph.D. Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
B.A. Political Science and History, University of Delaware

Kyle Haynes Website



International Relations
Human Security and Political Violence


Research Summary

Kyle Haynes specializes in international security, U.S. foreign policy, conflict and bargaining, signaling, and great power politics.


Selected Publications

Yoder, Brandon and Kyle Haynes. 2020. Mutual Uncertainty and Credible Reassurance: Experimental Evidence. International Interactions. 46(4): 652-668. doi: 10.1080/03050629.2020.1753725

Haynes, Kyle and Brandon K. Yoder. 2020. Offsetting Uncertainty: Reassurance with Two-Sided Incomplete Information. The American Journal of Political Science 64(1): 38-51. doi: org/10.1111/ajps.12464

Haynes, Kyle. 2019. A Question of Costliness: Time Horizons and Interstate Signaling. The Journal of Conflict Resolution (63) 8: 1939-1964. doi: 10.1177/0022002718822719

Haynes, Kyle. 2019. Useful Ignorance: The Benefits of Uncertainty during Power Shifts. International Interactions, (45) 2: 421-446. doi: 10.1080/03050629.2019.1554572

Haynes, Kyle. 2017. Diversionary Conflict: Demonizing Enemies or Demonstrating Competence. Conflict Management and Peace Science (34) 4: 337-358. doi: 10.1177/0738894215593723

Haynes, Kyle. 2016. Diversity and Diversion: How Ethnic Composition Affects Diversionary Conflict. International Studies Quarterly (60) 2: 258-271. doi: 10.1093/isq/sqv006

Haynes, Kyle. 2015. Decline and Devolution: The Sources of Strategic Military Retrenchment. International Studies Quarterly (59) 3: 490-502. doi: 10.1111/isqu.12146

Haynes, Kyle. 2012. Lame Ducks and Coercive Diplomacy: Do Executive Term Limits Reduce the Effectiveness of Democratic Threats? Journal of Conflict Resolution (56) 5: 771-798. doi: 10.1177/0022002712445739